Nationals' Carter Kieboom riding pine Monday

The Washington Nationals will not start Carter Kieboom in their lineup for Monday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

What It Means:

Kieboom will move to the bench Monday while C.J. Abrams returns to the lineup and bats leadoff.

Kieboom has converted 56 plate appearances into 3 home runs, 7 runs, 6 RBI, and a .189 batting average this season.